Administrative Services

Finance, Facilities, and Information Systems

Description of Job Functions

Associate Superintendent of Finance

Anthony Bertucci
Phone: (906) 226-5106
Email: abertucci@maresa.org
Service Area Leader, Financial Planning, Financial Legislation

Administrators

Accounting – Chris Valima

  • Phone: (906) 226-5119
  • Email: cvalima@maresa.org
  • Accounting, Accounts Payable and Payroll Manager, Shared Business Services

Grants - Zoe Rudisill

Information Systems - Stephanie Abata

  • Phone: (906) 226-5167
  • Email: sabata@maresa.org
  • Center for Educational Performance and Information (CEPI), Medicaid Coordination and Training

Finance Staff

Accounts Payable - Amanda Gohl

  • Phone: (906) 226-5112
  • Email: agohl@maresa.org
  • Accounts Payable for MARESA and Districts with Shared Business Services

Grants Assistant - Lucy Carlton

  • Phone: (906) 226-5110
  • Email: lcarlton@maresa.org
  • Grants Assistant and State Fiscal Agent Grants Coordinator

Payroll - Beth Krznarich

  • Phone: (906) 226-5108
  • Email: bkrznarich@maresa.org
  • Payroll for MARESA and Districts with Shared Business Services, Accounts Receivable, and Health Insurance

Pupil Accounting - Megan Brown

  • Phone: (906) 226-5115
  • Email: mbrown@maresa.org
  • Pupil Accounting Audits and Training, State Continuing Education Clock Hours (SCECH) Coordinator

Facility Maintenance

Facilities - Rick Christensen

  • Phone: (906) 226-5164
  • Email: rchristensen@maresa.org
  • Overall Facility Maintenance, Conference Room Setup, Building Security and Safety, Overnight Parking Lot Availability

Facilities - Jim Gough

  • Phone: (906) 226-5122
  • Email: jgough@maresa.org
  • Overall Facility Maintenance, Conference Room Setup, Building Security and Safety, Overnight Parking Lot Availability

Information Systems

Technology - Trae Forgette

  • Phone: (906) 226-5128
  • Email: tforgette@maresa.org
  • Technology Director, Regional Educational Media Center (REMC) 21 Director, Instructional Technology Resource Committee (ITRC)

Technology - Aaron Ball

  • Phone: (906) 226-5129
  • Email: aball@maresa.org
  • Phone systems, copiers/printers, video surveillance, Regional Educational Media Center (REMC) 21

Technology - Joshua Underwood

 

  • Fiscal Agent for the State

    • Michigan Transition Outcomes Project (MI-TOP)

    • Center for Educational Networking (CEN)

    • State Performance Plan (SPP)

  • MARESA Local, State and Federal Grants Administration

    • Cash Requests

    • Collaboration with Project Directors

    • Grant Budget Preparation

    • Flow Through Agent for State and Federal Grants

    • Maintenance of Effort Monitoring

    • Periodic Reporting to Agencies

  • Pupil Accounting

    • Collaborative Schools of Choice

    • Local Educational Agencies (LEA)

      • Field and Desk Audits

    • Spring and Fall Counts

  • Internal MARESA Functions

    • Facility Maintenance

      • Energy Management

    • Security and Emergency Planning

  • Assistance to Local School Districts

    • Act 18 Reimbursement for Special Education

    • Audits

    • Budget Strategy

    • Business Office Technical and General Assistance

    • Driver License Record Checks

    • Medicaid Outreach Administration and Payments

    • State Reports

    • Student Accounting Services

    • Shared Business Services

      • Accounts Payable / Receivables

      • Audit Assistance

      • Business Management Services

      • Financial Information Database (FID) reporting

      • General Ledger

        • 1022 Accounting Manual Implementation and Support

      • Payroll

      • State and Federal Reporting 

  • Branch of the State Department of Education

  • Mandated State and Federal Data Training and Reporting

    • Financial Information Data (FID)

    • Registry of Educational Personnel (REP)

    • Educational Entity Master (EEM)

    • School Infrastructure Database (SID)

    • Michigan Student Data System (MSDS)

    • Teacher Student Data Linkage (TSDL)

    • Civil Rights Data Collection (CRDC)

    • Days and Clock Hours (D/CH)

    • Non-Public School Personnel Report (NPSPR)

    • Title I Supplemental Educational Services (SES)

    • Graduation and Dropout Review

  • Medicaid Fee for Service Training and Reporting

  • Michigan Department of Education State Continuing Education Clock Hours (SCECH, formerly SBCEU's)

  • Assistance to Local School Districts

  • Mandated State and Federal Data Training and Reporting

    • Financial Information Data (FID)

    • Registry of Educational Personnel (REP)

    • Educational Entity Master (EEM)

    • School Infrastructure Database (SID)

    • Michigan Student Data System (MSDS)

    • Teacher Student Data Linkage (TSDL)

    • Civil Rights Data Collection (CRDC)

    • Days and Clock Hours (D/CH)

    • Non-Public School Personnel Report (NPSPR)

    • Title I Supplemental Educational Services (SES)

    • Graduation and Dropout Review